Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.